A technique of controlled breathing that is claimed to alleviate asthma.
- ‘Campbell had taken a Buteyko course which promptly alleviated her chronic asthma.’
- ‘The Buteyko technique seeks to correct your routine breathing so you retain more CO2 with each breath.’
- ‘Called the Buteyko technique it has totally changed Murphy's life.’
- ‘Kelly wanted to learn the Buteyko breathing techniques as she had heard they could help to control asthma symptoms.’
- ‘After being treated by the Buteyko method thousands of people have recovered from asthma, hypertension, panic attacks and many other conditions.’
1990s: named after the Russian physiologist Konstantin Buteyko (born 1923), who devised the technique.
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